Whitman is among the nation's best colleges for students seeking a top-notch education at an affordable rate. Our unique attributes and dedication to a strong liberal arts education has landed us on the most selective college rankings lists year after year.

The Princeton Review 

138,000 students rate everything from their professors to their campus social scene.

The Best Colleges: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Green Colleges: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Colleges that Pay You Back: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Best Western Colleges: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Impact Schools: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Best Classroom Experience: #15 — 2018 and #7 — 2014

Best Quality of Life: #9 — 2015, #10 — 2014 and #15 — 2013

Most Accessible Professors: #6 — 2019, #3 — 2018, #17 — 2014 and #20 — 2013

Best Health Services: #10 — 2015 , #5 — 2014 and #11 — 2013

Best Science Facilities: #11 — 2015

Easiest Campus to Get Around: #5 — 2015 and #6 — 2014

Everyone Plays an Intramural Sport: #5 — 2014 and #15 — 2013

Happiest Students: #5 — 2014 and # 13 — 2013

Lots of Race / Class Interaction: #13 — 2015

Professors Get High Marks: #3 — 2015, #4 — 2013 and #12 — 2013

Best College Library: 2014, 2017

One of the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in the U.S. and Canada: 2015 and 2014

U.S. News and World Report Annual Best College Rankings

The rankings evaluate colleges and universities on 16 measures of academic quality.

Nation's Top Liberal Arts Colleges: #43 — 2019, #43 — 2018, #43 — 2017, #41 — 2016, #37 — 2015, #37 — 2014 and # 41 — 2013

Best Value Schools: #77 — 2019

High School Counselor Rankings: #38 — 2019

Kiplinger's Personal Finance's Top 300 Best College Values

Kiplinger names 300 standout public and private schools, based on quality and affordability.  

Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges: #37 — 2019, #25 — 2018, #36  — 2017, #28 — 2015, #28 — 2014

Top Best College Values: #64 — 2019, #64 — 2017 , #25 — 2016

Forbes, America's Top Colleges

Forbe's list of 650 top colleges aims to measure what they believe students care about most.

Top 25 College's in the West: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014

Great College Deals

Great College Deals helps high schoolers and other prospective college students with information about top-ranked universities offering accredited degrees at competitive tuition rates.

Top Most Beautiful Colleges in the Pacific Northwest: #3 — 2017

BestColleges.com

BestColleges.com partners with HigerEducation.com to provide students with direct connections to schools and programs suiting their educational goals through their program rankings.

Best Colleges in the State of Washington: #2 — 2018

Best Professors: #10 — 2016